Surly Brewing Company’s Furious is one of those beers that leaves permanent mark on those who have had it, and Travel Well’s beer geek can’t wait to dive in and see what the buzz is all about. Surly questions, “A tempest on the tongue, or a moment of pure hop bliss?” Let’s find out.
I’ve you’ve never enjoyed a beer in the shower, now’s the time to try it. This week we disrobe and step into a steamy nirvana of hot water and cold beer with Champion Brewing’s Shower Beer (ALC 4.5% IBU 35), a czech-styled pilsner that invites us to imbibe and unwind.
Our next beer comes into our telescope’s focus this week from Oregon, one of the biggest brewing galaxies. Ecliptic Brewing’s Filament Winter IPA (ALC 7.2% IBU 70) is especially fitting as we on the East Coast are experiencing some frigid weather.
Schneider Weisse has been brewing some of the most famous and widely celebrated German wheat beer since 1927. Each year they brew just 240 cases of their Aventinus doppelbock, and this week Allen tries the vintage 2009. Find out why you should grab one of these rarer, beautifully-wrapped bottles if you ever come across one.
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This week Allen reviews a beer from the highly regarded Dogfish Head Brewery, maker of “off-centered ales for off-centered people.” Their Burton Baton (ALC 10% IBU 70) is an oak aged Imperial IPA comprised of two different batches of beer: English-style old ale and an Imperial IPA. Find out what Allen thought of the combination.
You would be hard-pressed to find a craft brew enthusiast who is not familiar with the pink elephant. Brewery Huyghe is best known for the Delirium series, and their Delirium Argentum is a specialty beer created to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its award-winning Delirium Tremens.
This week’s Beer of the Week is Sierra Nevada’s Ovila Barrel-Aged Belgian-Style Dubbel is collaboration between the brewery and the monks of the Abbey of New Clairvaux in Vina, CA. See what Allen thought of the wine-y, bourbon-y brew.
Knee Deep Brewing Co. is one of the very first breweries Allen thinks of when recommending IPAs. He expects their Breaking Bud IPA to be a less aggressive version of their Hop Deranged and find an IPA that’s a little more sessionable. Did he find an IPA for the masses?
Allagash Brewing’s Tribute Series is one way the brewery gives back to their community, and we’ll happily drink to that! This week Allen reviews their 2015 Tribute Series Fluxus. See what he thought of this Belgian strong ale.
Foam rollers are commonplace in fitness facilities, physical therapy clinics and locker rooms for valued benefits that include helping to correct bad posture, treating injuries, relieving aches and pains, and a host of other reasons to add it to your routine. We’ve teamed up with Tina Garnaat, the brand manager of fitness at TriggerPoint, on this introductory guide to foam rolling.
“As soon as the smell hit me, I knew I was in for a treat.” See why beer reviewer Allen gave this imperial stout the highest rating yet in Travel Well’s Beer of the Week series.
Beer writer Allen reviews Triple C’s seasonal brew Eyes of the World, a cherrywood smoked porter aged in bourbon barrels. Find out if this “meal in a glass” makes these cool nights a little warmer.
Westbrook Brewing Company is on a mission “to make the most interesting, drinkable, and generally awesome beer possible,” and its One Claw Rye Pale Ale caught our eye with its blue and white hand-drawn can artwork. Let’s see if it’s got more than just good looks.
What better time to enjoy a pumpkin beer than Halloween week? In this week’s beer review, Allen carves into Heavy Seas’ the Great’er Pumpkin, a barrel-aged Imperial Ale that hits all the fall notes. Check out his review and recommendations for the full scoop.
With Halloween just around the corner, I went on the hunt for a new Autumn beer to carve into. What I found was a deeply complex Imperial Ale brewed with pumpkin and spices and aged in bourbon barrels. From their Uncharted Waters Series, Heavy Seas’ the Great’er Pumpkin gave me quite a punch
Coronado Brewing Company’s Islander IPA is Travel Well’s first Beer of the Week feature. Highly drinkable, enjoyably herbaceous and heavily aromatic, this is a beer I can’t imagine any “hop head” could find too much to nitpick about.
Fall is the season of the pumpkin. Work this flavorful and nutritious ingredient into your day by trying our new pumpkin pecan oatmeal recipe for a bowl full of Fall flavors that will start your morning off on a decadent note.
Disc golf isn’t new, but it’s seen significant growth in courses, events and players (Allen included) over the last decade. The appeal is evident: It’s fun, it can be relatively easy to pick up, courses can be found in many areas, and it’s cheap to play recreationally.
Known as a haven for fossil hunters, hikers and Jane Austen fans, Lyme Regis is a sparkling seaside gem on England’s Jurassic Coast. Find out why it quickly moved to the top of Travel Well’s favorite destinations list–and what we ate there that may be the best food we’ve ever had.
On the Salisbury plains of England stands one of the most debated and mysterious prehistoric monuments in existence: Stonehenge.